John Bly, the founding partner, CEO and leading visionary of LBA Haynes Strand in Charlotte, North Carolina.
LBA Haynes Strand has been built through a series of mergers and acquisitions. The firm made Inc. 5000’s list of the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies for 3 consecutive years, and ranks as one of the Top 25 CPA Firms in the Charlotte Region with three locations and over 70 professionals on staff.
John is a graduate of the Entrepreneurial Masters Program at MIT, a past recipient of the “Managing Partner Elite” Award from Accounting Today, and sits on the Global Board of Directors for the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. John is also the co-founder and Managing Director of LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors, which focuses on the capital needs of small to mid-sized companies.
And in his spare time he is an author. John wrote the acclaimed book, Cracking the Code: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Growing Your Business Through Mergers and Acquisitions for Pennies on the Dollar.
Welcome to the Accounting Success Podcast. Ian Welham is a Chartered Accountant helping other CPA firms maximize their profit potential and become the Most Relevant Advisor to clients. To learn how you can add value, introduce new revenue streams, and move into high value advisory services, simply go to www.haydenrock.com. On the podcast, Ian brings together successful accountants and industry thought leaders to share with you how they serve business owners, and how you can, too.